Polyacrodus parvidens Woodward 1916 (elasmobranch)

Chondrichthyes - Hybodontiformes - Polyacrodontidae

Alternative combination: Hybodus parvidens

Full reference: A. S. Woodward. 1916. The fossil fishes of the English Wealden and Purbeck Formations. Palaeontographical Society, London 1915:1-48

Belongs to Polyacrodus according to C. J. Underwood and J. Rees 2002

See also Thurmond 1971 and Woodward 1916

Sister taxa: Polyacrodus claveringensis, Polyacrodus heterodon, Polyacrodus jiangxiensis, Polyacrodus krafti, Polyacrodus lapalomensis, Polyacrodus minimus, Polyacrodus polycyphus, Polyacrodus pyramidalis, Polyacrodus ritchiei, Polyacrodus tiandongensis, Polyacrodus tregoi, Polyacrodus wichitaensis, Polyacrodus zideki

Type specimen: BMNH, a tooth

Ecology: nektonic carnivore

Distribution:

• Cretaceous of Denmark (1 collection), Spain (7), Sweden (3), the United Kingdom (18), United States (8: Texas, Wyoming)

• Jurassic of China (1), France (1)

Total: 39 collections each including a single occurrence

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